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Title

Critical Essay on "The Killers"

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Semansky, Chris. “Critical Essay on ‘The Killers.’” In Short Stories for Students 17, edited by David A. Galens, 157-79. Detroit: Gale Group, 2003.

Annotation

Examines the story’s nihilistic theme, highlighting the significance of the clock and the killers’ vaudevillian routine. Contends that the narrative emphasis on waiting develops character and builds suspense.

Published in

Short Stories for Students 17

Date

2003

Pages

157-179

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